Android Smartphone Flashing Tutorial: How to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

11 Oct 2017
Android Smartphone Flashing Tutorial: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

How to flash/root Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4X

Hello Redmi Note 4X users !!! The Chinese company Xiaomi’s flagship model launched in March 2017 in China. It was a successful launch for with it getting an overwhelming reception in China(The Redmi Note 4X is yet to be launched in India and other parts of the world). While Redmi Note 4X is way better than Redmi Note 4, some of you who one the smartphone may feel the need to customise it according to your needs.

Feeling of customizing your Redmi Note 4X? Flashing/rooting your Redmi Note 4X will make it more customizable and user-friendly. In this article, we will guide you flashing/rooting tutorial of your Redmi Note 4X, which will give you more customization and get look the way you want your Redmi Note 4X to be.

Note: Flashing/rooting your Android smartphone voids warranty and not following the flashing/rooting procedure properly may brick your Redmi Note 4 Android smartphone.

Steps for flashing/rooting your Android Smartphone (Redmi Note 4X) are below:

For this Fastboot Tutorial, I am flashing the China Stable ROM. 

For both Locked & Unlocked Bootloader:

Download:

Installation of SP Flash Tool & Drivers:
Download all the Zip files and unzipped accordingly.

Next, you need to install drivers in order to connect your device properly, just extract “Driver_Auto_Installer_v1.1236.00.zip”, and double-click “Install.bat”, and it will automatically install the necessary drivers, and allow permissions for these drivers to be installed.

Unzipped, both SP_Flash_Tool_exe_Windows_v5.1712.00.zip and nikel_images_V8.1.14.0.MBFCNDI_20170313.0000.00_6.0_cn_5f0add2100.tgz.

Fastboot Flashing – SP Flash Tool:

Goto to SP_Flash_Tool_exe_Windows_v5.1712.00 folder and right-click “flash_tool.exe”, then choose “Open” or “Run as administrator” as shown below:-

How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:

 

Once in the SP Flash Tool, click on the “Download Agent” and locate “MTK_AllInOne_DA.bin” from the unzipped SP Flash Tool folder earlier and click Open, as shown below:-

 

How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:

 

Next click on the “Scatter-loading” button and locate the “MT6797_Android_scatter” from the unzipped “nikel_images_V8.1.14.0.MBFCNDI_20170313.0000.00_6.0_cn” folder earlier and click Open, as shown below:-

 

How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:

Now, Untick all the boxes, except Boot and Systems and click the “Download” 
DEVICE: Still in Off-state, PRESS and HOLD the Vol (-) Down (release only when the yellow bar comes out), immediately, followed by connecting your device to the PC/Laptop via USB Cable.
You will immediately see the progress bar going Red, Purple momentarily, and Yellow for a few minutes until the flashing process is complete, as shown below:-
How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:
How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X: How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:
When it is completed and successful, you see the 100%, yellow full bar and a big check mark.
How to flash/root Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4X:
You have successfully flashed the current “China Stable V8.1.14.0.MBFCNDI” and your phone will then reboot itself accordingly.
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